"University itself provides literally everything one needs for productive studies and social life."

Olena, IBM student
 

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Benefiting from highly experienced lecturers and daily contact with different cultures, I've acquired new skills and knowledge that complement my previous studies. I'm now prepared to continue my business career.

Julia, Columbia
IB programme

 

Not only did the International Business programme equip me with a concise overview of culture, economics and business, it also gave me the opportunity to travel and build up my own international network.

Jan, Germany
IB programme

The professors, facilities and the cultural mix at Oulu Business School have assisted me in obtaining a highly relevant education and developing myself as person able to operate in international business.

Ogunleye, Nigeria
IB programme

I came to study in Oulu because it is an internationally oriented city with lots of business activities.

Daniel, Ghana
MBA student
 

I think this MBA programme teaches me to adroitly diagnose and weigh various problems what enterprises are facing in global practice.

Yuzhang, China
MBA student

 

OBS is rich of contacts. They help you to connect to world famous firms and organizations, so your starting point is already advanced.

Tao, China
Full-time MBA graduate 2010
For me the group works in MBA were the most beneficial. I truly learnt a lot by doing projects in groups.

Yuzhang, China
MBA student
OBS encouraged me to go on with my own life experience and try things out.

Tao, China
Full-time MBA graduate 2010
As a part of the teaching method OBS encourages students to study independently and to do also group assignments.

Daniel, Ghana
MBA student

AACSB Accredited Oulu Business School:
Economic Sciences and Business Studies in Northern Europe, Finland

Oulu Business School at the University of Oulu is an international research and educational institute for economic sciences. Oulu, a modern growth centre, creates an inspiring and stimulating environment for business studies, work and leisure.

Oulu Business School is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the premier accreditation body for business schools worldwide. In order to achieve accreditation, a school must fulfill rigorous quality criteria that focus on different aspects: strategic management, the quality of the school's faculty, students and processes, and the level of education programmes and student learning. Only some 5 % of the world's business schools have earned AACSB Accreditation.

Oulu Business School is one of the six faculties within the University of Oulu, the second largest multidisciplinary university in Finland. With 1400 students and 100 staff members, Oulu Business School (OBS) is solely responsible for the University level Business Education in the whole of Northern Finland (the provinces of Oulu and Lapland; an area covering half of Finland).

Oulu Business School consists of six departments and students are offered studies in six different majors; Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management and Marketing. Studies in Oulu Business School lead to following degrees:

     Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Economics and Business Administration
     Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics and Business Administration
     Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Economics and Business Administration

Along with the three international Masterīs Degree programmes (Finance, Financial and Management Accounting and International Business Management) and a full-time MBA programme, OBS strengthens its position as an international, university level business educator. It has become the most significant provider of English taught courses and degree programmes in the University of Oulu.

Martti Ahtisaari Institute

In spring 2008, President Martti Ahtisaari opened an international Research and Education Institute bearing his name: Martti Ahtisaari Institute of Global Business and Economics. The education is carried out in four international Masterīs programmes, and research activities are operated under three research programmes within the Oulu Business School.

 
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